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American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
American Civil Liberties Union 2008 Senate Scorecard description On February 5, 2009, the Senate defeated a On February 5, 2009, the Senate defeated an amendment offered by Senator DeMint (R-SC) that would have removed religious liberty protections from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (H.R. 1) by a vote of 54-43. The ACLU opposed the DeMint Amendment because it was at stark odds with the Constitution's Establishment Clause, as well as Supreme Court precedent. It would have removed a provision from the economic stimulus bill that reinforces constitutional protections by prohibiting the government from providing "green-building" federal funds for the construction or repair of buildings used for worship or other religious purposes. d for worship or other religious purposes.
American Civil Liberties Union 2008 Senate Scorecard position Nay +
American Civil Liberties Union 2008 Senate Scorecard source Http://action.aclu.org/site/VoteCenter?page=voteList +
Bill of vote American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 +
Billnumber H1 +
Chamber U.S. Senate +
Congress number 111th +
Congressnumber 111 +
Modification date
Roll call number 47 +
Scorecard vote American Civil Liberties Union 2008 Senate Scorecard +
Session number 1 +
Categories Economic Policy (U.S.)  + , U.S. legislation  + , Record votes  +
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American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 + , U.S. Senate record vote 47, 111th Congress, Session 1 + Bill of vote
 

 

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